Essential Oils and Human Physiology

Date & Time: Saturday, February 1, 2014 - Sunday, February 2, 2014 , 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: NCNM Academic Building

Lecture: Friday, January 31, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. FREE
2 PDAs approved by NCCAOM
2 CEUs (general) approved by OBNM

Workshop: Saturday + Sunday, February 1-2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ce_logomarkb10 PDAs approved by NCCAOM for both days.
10 CEUs (general) approved by OBNM for both days.

Join Traditional Roots Institute and Registered Aromatherapist Amanda Lattin for a comprehensive investigation of the science and clinical application of aromatherapy.

thyme fl vert web 224x300 Essential Oils and Human Physiology: An Introduction to Clinical AromatherapyOn Friday night, Lattin introduces aromatherapy as a phytotherapeutic modality. Topics include:

  • Plant biochemical synthesis of essential oils;
  • the co-evolutionary chemical language behind plant secondary metabolites with relation to human physiology;
  • phytochemistry and mechanisms of action for commonly used essential oils;
  • scientific research on essential oils as anxiolytics and anti-MRSA agents;
  • case studies of clinical aromatherapy highlighting safety and efficacy;
  • precautions, contraindications and quality control.

Using Friday’s lecture as a framework, the weekend seminar offers and in-depth examination of the top 10 essential oils for clinical practice. Including the biochemical actions of the oils, the chakra/endocrine system correlation, custom blending and specific protocols.

About the speaker:

Amanda LattinAmanda Lattin is a trained chemist, teacher, herbalist and practicing aromatherapist. Lattin earned both an undergraduate degree  and a Master of Arts in Teaching in chemistry before moving into herbalism and aromatherapy as a career focus. She is a professional member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy, Alliance of International Aromatherapists, is an internationally certified aromatherapist through Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy and a registered aromatherapist.

She has developed and taught curricula on chemistry, biochemistry and essential oils at College of Botanical Healing Arts in Santa Cruz, Calif. and American College of Healthcare Sciences in Portland, Ore. She also owns and runs Terracina Aromatics and Herbals in Portland, named for the small county in southwestern Italy where her family worked the land for generations.

Event Tickets

Early plus registration ends Nov. 25; early bird registration ends Jan. 15

Health-care providers: $175 early plus; $200 early bird; $250 general
NCNM alumni: $150 early plus; $175 early bird; $225 general
NCNM faculty & 2nd-year graduates: $125 early plus; $150 early bird; $200 general
Students & 1st-year graduates:  $50 early plus; $75 early bird; $125 general


Registrations are closed for this event.